Mr. David Henry Owen, 84, of Dalton, departed this life on Sunday April 30, 2017, at his residence.
David was born July 7, 1932, in Chattanooga, a son of the late Henry Franklyn and Edith Coker Owen. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Harold Frank Owen, Roy Owen, Fred Owen; sisters, Mable Owen Duckett and Linda Owen Segura.
David proudly served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Holcomb Owen of the residence; daughters, Kay Owen and Leonard Dlugonski of Dalton, Donna Owen Holsomback of Sugar Valley; grandchildren, Justin Smithey, Jeremy Smithey and Jessica Dlugonski.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. David Henry Owen are Tuesday at 1 p.m. from Ponders Melrose Chapel with Darl Arbogast officiating. Interment will be in the Sugar Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with Jesus Contreras, Scott Holcomb, Shawn Smithey, Justin Smithey, Jeremy Smithey and Shane Owen serving as pallbearers. J.B Cochran, Russ Camp and Jason Swilling will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. today.
Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, is in charge of arrangements; (706) 226-4002.
Published on April 30, 2017